In this scene all the characters bemoan their financial situation.
Irene. "It's not just family holidays that are a fiddle, look how they price things in supermarkets, if you buy in bulk, you know, two for one etc it's a lot cheaper but it means people like me living alone pay a lot more and we pensioners are usually the ones who can least afford to pay."
Christine. "Your right, only me in the house but I still have to heat and light it just like one with a family in it."
Mary. "In fairness you pensioners get that allowance at Christmas off the government and feeding and clothing a family is not cheap but we get no extras."
Judith. "You get child allowance, how much is that a week"?
Mary. "I do get £33 a week, but you trying feeding and clothing two growing children on that."
Christine. "Try living
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